When, in my artistic travels, I come across an image that inspires a potent setting or intriguing character, I save it in a separate file. While those files don’t grow at the rate they used […]
Once upon a time, when I was very active on social media, I posted a giant robot picture every Tuesday. While I’m out of the habit, I still run into quite a few images.
The Disemboweler stroked the child’s head and smiled from under his severed mask. He had cut it in an arc under the cheeks to reveal his mouth and the tip of his nose. It obscured […]
UK artist and illustrator Fred Gambino makes classic sci-fi art, but with modern tools and sensibilities. His images of space travel, alien worlds, asteroid mining, and wars between interstellar empires have been used on book […]
I was interviewed recently. What are the biggest mistakes you can make in a book? The biggest mistake is trying not to make one. I’m not being glib. You’re going to make mistakes. You should […]
Christine Adjani sat by herself at the round white table in the nook by the bay window, smiling in silence at old pictures of her and Declun, when the double doors across the living room […]
Anders Benet had murdered his mother in the womb. He had no memory of this, nor could he say he intended the woman any harm. Indeed, it wasn’t until his fourteenth year that he killed […]